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U.N. says it could take nearly $1 billion to fight Ebola
U.N. says it could take nearly $1 billion to fight Ebola

The world’s worst outbreak of Ebola is growing exponentially and could take nearly $1 billion to bring under control, officials with the World Health Organization warned Tuesday. The figure is double what the organization estimated last month when it outlined a strategy to respond to the epidemic. "Quite frankly, ladies and gentlemen, this health crisis we're facing is unparalleled in modern times," Dr. Bruce Aylward, the WHO's assistant director-general for emergency operations, told reporters in Geneva. "We don't know where the numbers are going on this." As of Saturday, 4,985 Ebola cases had been reported in West Africa, although many had not...

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